Putting Out the Stars

PuttingOutTheStarsCover(Tivoli, 2005)

This one was written when I was back in Ireland after my year in San Francisco, so I was teaching fulltime and writing in the evenings. It was great to feel that I already had a publishing deal for it, as it was the second of the two book deal I’d signed with Tivoli. I set it in Limerick city, but in tribute to the city where I’d begun my writing journey I sent two of my characters to San Francisco for a summer.

In brief: Laura and Donal, Breffni and Cian, Andrew and Ruth. Three middle-class couples, bound by shared memories and family ties. But beneath the cosy contentment of their lives lie tensions and secrets that threaten to erupt at any moment…

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